Research facts and figures 2017
Innovations for a sustainable future
Optimism is what drives all human beings. At BASF, this motivates us every day to develop solutions for the greatest challenges of our time – so we can better protect the climate, make optimal use of limited resources and provide food, energy and clean water for a booming world population.
Our innovative power
… is based on efficient research and development. We build on our Know-How Verbund: the great creativity, the specific skills and the broad knowledge of our networks. It is all about developing solutions together …
for a sustainable future.
Facts and figures 2021
employees in research and development (R&D) worldwide
expenses for R&D
€24.1 billion €
sales from Accelerator products
new patents worldwide
Collaborations in Alliances and networks with universities and institutes
We innovate in eight Academic Research Alliances and maintain close relations with approximately 250 universities, institutes and individual research groups around the world. Collaboration is all about bringing the right people together to find answers to the big challenges of today.
employees in research and
R&D locations worldwide
expenditures in research and
development in 2017